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The Government consultation, which also applies to other public service pension schemes, closes on 11 October 2020. The working group will meet again on 11 August to collate the responses to the consultation. The group’s primary stance is that all members should be reverted to their original pensions and remain on these since these were what they signed up to and that any new scheme should be for new members. Work is ongoing as to how that remedy will be applied across the whole of the public sector pension schemes, including the police service. Plus: How to make pension reforms for the “new normal” economy, the growing unfunded pension liabilities in Texas, and more. 90 days from today is Wed, 10 February 2021. The West Midlands Police Federation (WMPF) Pension Working Group met for the first time on Tuesday (21 July).The working group is made up of nine Federation representatives with a mixture of both those in the Pension Challenge, those in the Police Federation of England and Wales group action compensation claim and those in neither.At Tuesday’s meeting, it was agreed to submit a response on behalf of WMPF to the Government’s consultation on its proposed remedy to the discrimination found in the transitional arrangements on the launch of the 2015 Career Average Revalued Earnings (CARE) Police Pension Scheme. Working group to consider pensions challenge 13 July 2020 A working group of West Midlands Police Federation representatives has been set up to consider the current situation whereby some members are in the Leigh Day pensions challenge and others have now joined the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) group action. The PFEW launched its action to ensure those who have not already submitted a claim in respect of the discrimination are also considered for any compensation the court considers appropriate for the distress caused by the transitional protections. Posted on August 21, 2020 by copsagainst. Print this page, Priory House, 25 St. John’s Lane, London EC1M 4LB 020 7650 1200, Building C (MAN 35), Northampton Road, Central Park, Manchester M40 5BP 0161 393 3530, 6th Floor, Horton House,

More than 1,800 West Midlands officers have applied to join the PFEW group action for compensation after the introduction of the 2015 pension scheme. What became apparent was that there were a number of different views within the group and different circumstances, and not all members of the group were aware of the implications of the remedy being implemented for them. West Midlands Police Federation’s Branch Council held its regular meeting on Friday (10 July) and the pensions issue was discussed at length. The Government has accepted that it must rectify any detriment suffered as a result of those transitional protections. Merseyside Pension Reform Newsletter: Modernizing Police Retirement Plans, Transit Agencies Strapped With Debt, and More . Share this page: Facebook

The Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension System (LAFPP) is seeking proposals from qualified firms demonstrating their experience in strategic plan consultation services for a three … polfed for latest updates, Join us on Facebook for photos, news & views, Contact us at the office or a rep in your area, Find all the latest member discounts and services, A single place to find dedicated police charities within the UK, Offers available for members to stay at Police Federation HQ in Leatherhead, 40 mins via train to London, © Copyright 2019 Police Federation All rights reserved, PCDA and DHEP Pay Progression - Constables appointed on after 1 April 2013, Life Assurance including Terminal Illness benefit and Child Death Grant, West Midlands Police Federation secretary Steve Grange, Working group to consider pensions challenge. The working group, which it is hoped will meet for the first time later this month, will report its initial findings to the next Branch Council meeting in September. “There were also a lot of unknowns at this present time in terms of remedy, costs and so on.

Jon Nott, WMPF chair, who is a member of the group, said: “We also moved onto discuss our stance for our members in relation to the expenses incurred. Contact West Midlands Police Federation secretary Steve Grange to find out more. Quick links to information on the national Police Federation website: Follow @westmids The working group is made up of nine Federation representatives with a mixture of both those in the Pension Challenge, those in the Police Federation of England and Wales group action compensation claim and those in neither. 2020 Group Action Claim In May 2020, the Police Federation of England and Wales launched a compensation claim against the Government on behalf of members who were victims of discrimination and suffered any ‘injury to feeling’ as a result of changes to members’ pensions caused by the introduction of the new scheme in 2015.

Stopped working as a police officer more than 3 months ago; Have voluntarily opted out of the CARE2015 police pension scheme at any point, including officers who have later re-joined the pension; Fully protected i.e.

Not required to move to the CARE2015 police pension scheme at any point; Work for Ministry of Defence (MOD) or the British Transport Police (BTP); Work for the National Crime Agency (NCA) and contribute to the Civil Service Pension; Were appointed as a police officer on or after 1st April 2015. 90 days from today is Wed, 10 February 2021. Twitter Exchange Flags, Proposal Due Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 5:00 p.m. PST. There are a number of questions within the consultation that deal with different parts of the remedy proposal and the working group will provide responses to these. By Alix Ollivier October 30, 2020 A working group of West Midlands Police Federation representatives has been set up to consider the current situation whereby some members are in the Leigh Day pensions challenge and others have now joined the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) group action. We agreed to gather information and circulate this and then look at a survey of all members to ensure we are aware of people’s level of knowledge and circumstances to allow us to progress further.”. 24 July 2020 The West Midlands Police Federation (WMPF) Pension Working Group met for the first time on Tuesday (21 July). Dear Ma’am / Sir, POLICE OFFICER PENSIONS: Pension Challenge Administration Team Response to HM Government’s Consultation on Public Service Pension Schemes: Changes to the Transitional Arrangements to the 2015 Schemes. Liverpool,

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polfed for latest updates, Join us on Facebook for photos, news & views, Contact us at the office or a rep in your area, Find all the latest member discounts and services, A single place to find dedicated police charities within the UK, Offers available for members to stay at Police Federation HQ in Leatherhead, 40 mins via train to London, © Copyright 2019 Police Federation All rights reserved, PCDA and DHEP Pay Progression - Constables appointed on after 1 April 2013, Life Assurance including Terminal Illness benefit and Child Death Grant, Pensions Working Group meets for the first time. The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) announced in May that it was launching a compensation claim against the Government on behalf of affected members who suffered any ‘injury to feeling’ as a result of the transitional protections afforded to some officers when the 2015 pension scheme was introduced. It was agreed to establish the working group to look at the two pension challenges in more depth. The deadline for submitting applications was originally this Friday (17 July) but this has now been extended to 31 July to give Federation branches more time to manage the high level of enquiries they are receiving.